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Grooming management graduates as leaders, entrepreneurs and chief executives: What business schools do not teach

M.S. Rao (MSR Leadership Consultants India, Sri Krishna Nagar, Hyderabad, India.)

Human Resource Management International Digest

ISSN: 0967-0734

Article publication date: 12 October 2015

Abstract

Purpose

Prepares management graduates to become leaders, entrepreneurs and chief executives.

Design/methodology/approach

Offers leadership lessons based on the career of Jack Welch, former Chief Executive and Chairman of General Electric.

Findings

Shows that becoming a chief executive requires consistent and persistent effort.

Practical implications

Shows that the lessons can be applied in any industry to prepare management graduates as leaders, entrepreneurs and chief executives.

Social implications

Shows how to groom management graduates as successful leaders, entrepreneurs and chief executives.

Originality/value

Highlights what business schools do not teach. Emphasizes the importance of both classroom learning and corporate experience. Outlines tools and techniques to fast-track a career.

Keywords

Citation

Rao, M.S. (2015), "Grooming management graduates as leaders, entrepreneurs and chief executives: What business schools do not teach", Human Resource Management International Digest, Vol. 23 No. 7, pp. 27-30. https://doi.org/10.1108/HRMID-07-2015-0128

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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